The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Long Beach, CA For 2024

The richest Long Beach neighborhoods are City College Area and El Dorado Park for 2024 based on Saturday Night Science.

Richest Neighborhoods In Long Beach
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they aren’t made of ticky-tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Long Beach has to offer. Where houses go for over 5.45x the national median and household incomes are 2.14x the national median.

But where exactly in Long Beach do the richest of the rich people live? That would be City College Area where the median income is a cool $117,857.

Here’s a look at the top 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in Long Beach out of 27 for 2024.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Long Beach for 2024? According to the most recent census data, City College Area looks to be the richest Long Beach neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,077,546. And that, my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Long Beach.

For more Long Beach reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Long Beach and the worst neighborhoods in Long Beach.

Or, for living around Long Beach, out the best Long Beach suburbs and the worst Long Beach suburbs.

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Richst Neighborhoods In Long Beach For 2024 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 City College Area $117,857
2 El Dorado Park $115,995
3 Los Altos $115,735
4 The Plaza $113,703
5 State College Area $112,954
6 Belmont Heights $105,042
7 Dominguez $102,266
8 Los Cerritos Area $99,321
9 Wilmington $97,746
10 Naples-Marina Area $96,927
11 Alamitos Heights $94,919
12 Belmont Shore $94,172
13 Lakewood Village $89,878
14 Park Estates $87,060
15 Airport Area $86,875
16 Bixby Area $80,680
17 Californial Heights $74,520
18 Downtown $73,868
19 Wrigley $71,180
20 Bixby Knolls $69,693
21 City Of Signal Hill $63,499
22 West Side $61,102
23 North Long Beach $58,126
24 East Side $57,304
25 North West Long Beach $55,268
26 Circle Area $54,626
27 Poly High District $49,979

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Long Beach For 2024

Every city has its best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using Saturday Night Science, we researched income data from the Census and BLS for every neighborhood in Long Beach.

We ranked every neighborhood in Long Beach by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, City College Area, was named the wealthiest neighborhood in Long Beach.

The richest neighborhoods in Long Beach are City College Area, El Dorado Park, Los Altos, The Plaza, State College Area, Belmont Heights, Dominguez, Los Cerritos Area, Wilmington, and Naples-Marina Area.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Poly High District.

The poorest neighborhoods in Long Beach are Poly High District, Circle Area, North West Long Beach, East Side, and North Long Beach.

We updated this article for 2024. This is our tenth time ranking the most affluent neighborhoods to live in Long Beach.

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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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